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CID summons MP Eran

Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Parliamentarian Eran Wickramaratne was summoned by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) last Monday and recorded a statement for four hours on controversial statement he made at a recent press conference.

According to the Police, he held a press conference on November 12, 2020 on a statement allegedly made by Easter Sunday attacks mastermind Zahran Hashim’s wife Abdul Carder Fathima Hadiya.

Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said in a statement that the MP had mentioned during the press conference how the group of suicide bombers including Zahran Hashim received the money, that Zahran’s wife Fathima Hadiya’s life in danger and that she was being held at the Tangalle Prison.

The Police statement said that Prison authorities have stated that she was not detained at the Tangalle Prison.

MP Wickramaratne was inquired by the CID about the statement made by him and recorded a statement from 2.30 pm on November 16 for 4 hours.

The CID is investigating.